About Nucla, Colorado

Nucla is a Statutory Town in Montrose County, Colorado, United States. The population was 734 at the 2000 census. Its name comes from the town's founders intent that it serve as a "nucleus" for the surrounding farms and mines, although it has since come to be associated with the growth of uranium mining in the region.

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Nucla Facts

  • Population Total: 734
  • Square Miles: 0.7
  • Area Code: 970
  • Elevation: 5787
  • Postal Codes: 81424
  • Timezone: Mountain